Management of Mass Disasters: Forensic Odontology

  • Balwant Rai
  • Jasdeep Kaur
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Abstract

Mass disaster attacks are the real dangers staring mankind in the face. Dentists are not perceived as much of help in the event of any disaster. Adequate victim identification management follows a strict methodology and set of protocols. This requires adopting and applying standard operating protocols. This chapter evaluates the role dentists and forensic odontologists can play in disaster response.

Keywords

Emergency Medical Service Dental Examination Mass Casualty Disaster Victim Identification Mass Disaster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Balwant Rai
    • 1
  • Jasdeep Kaur
    • 1
  1. 1.Earth and Life Sciences Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and ILEWGAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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